Bilingua quarter cut wood veneer heartwood darkens to orange-brown. The sapwood is usually pink. Interlocked grain with a coarse texture. Bilingua quarter cut also has handsome stripe figure. The luster is rated as medium to high and also stains well.
Common Uses for Bilingua Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, fine furniture, doors, millwork and cabinetry, as well as aircraft and yacht interiors.
Other Name(s): Also called Bilinga.
The Tree: An African tree, typically reaching heights of 160 feet and bears a grayish-brown fruit.
A Little History: Very durable wood; often used for docks, flooring and marine decking.